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and so is j.k. rowling. author who made harry potter a household name has now cast her spell on adults. her new novel, the casual vacancy will be on store shelves today. and it's about as far from the wizarding world as you can get. the book has just gone on sale in britain. that's where we find cnn's aaron mclaughlin. good morning. they are calling this potter to potty mouth, the huge anticipation for this book is palpable. a lot of the details have been kept secret. you managed to get your hands on it. how did you do that? >> reporter: good morning, alena. yes, i have. i was not one of the few journalists selected to get an advanced copy or to read the book in advance. i got it just like anyone else here in the uk can at this point coming to their local book store. it's also available on e-reader. so far, this book, we have not seen the frenzy here in the uk that we saw for the launch of the harry potter series. there aren't the long lines. i have yet to see a wizard costume. customers seem to be driven primarily by a curiosity to see what rowling has in store for them next. take a l
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'll admit i'm the kind of person who will go to a midnight showing of the harry potter movie. and i don't do it because i don't think i'll otherwise be able to seat movie, i do it because i want to be around other enthusiasts or nerdses you might say. and that's what this is about. people get really excited about an iphone so they want to be around other people who are just as excited. >> now we know you have a weakness for their harry potter. and there won't be a next time. >> what are you going do? you have a new bond movie coming out. go for that one. you know, this is what this guy said. where else can you do something like this. hang out on a pavement all night? >> but not for the launch of the iphone 5. >> what he should have said is when else can you do something like this. and i guess where being in new york, if you're going to do it, you might as well do it at one of the stores. >> camping out on a pavement. where else can you camp out on a pavement all night. >> i knew you cooperakoop would behind that one. >> in the happening. well, it is clearly happening, but not here. didn't ta
for adults this time. why? why not just take the harry potter billions and enjoy? we're going to debate that as well. lot of things coming up on strnz top of the hour. simon, tyler. >>> goldman sachs settling charges with the s.e.c. today. the firm is going to pay 12 million tods do so. the government said goldman sachs violated pay to play rules involving undisclosed campaign contributions to former massachusetts state treasurer timothy cahill when he ran for governor of the bay state. >>> larry ellison is one of the -- hello. larry ellison is one of the -- that was good. larry ellison is one of the richest men in the world, worth over $30 billion. but is he spending too much? cnbc wealth editor robert frank has dug into the oracle ceo's expenses. robert, what have you found? >> thanks, simon. well, apparently, buying islands in hawaii, that can start to get pretty expensive. oracle's latest proxy shows that larry ellison has pledged 139 million shares as collateral to "secure certain personal indebtedness including various lines of credit." now, that means he's pledged $4.2 billion in
waste of time. also "off the desk", the most dangerous person to search for online, her. "harry potter" actress, emma watson. they lure users to downloading malware or exposing personal information. this is the 6th time mcafee conducted the study. last year it was the gorgeous woman on your screen. heidi klum. david: i could see that. liz: i'm heading out west to silicon valley for our annual "3 days in the valley". fifth anniversary all exclusive. we have such a lineup. david: for example? liz: intel ceo paul otellini live from the developer conference at the moss connie center. we have tim wester began and talking about apple and what competition is may provide in the face of very tough business. ceo and space ex-cofounder, elon mfk. david: mr. tesla. liz: other big names. we do the startups. clout. sony computer entertainment. jack trenton. but the silicon valley superstars at the top including david, meg whitman of hewlett-packard. they just announced more job cuts. it will be her first interview with us and with anybody since their numbers just came out for q3. a lot to ta a
a new book coming out called "the casual vacancy." it's for adults. it's heavily embargoed as the harry potter books. i don't know anything about it. staff and all of us at amazon love this book called "sutton." the author collaborated on the biography of andre agassi. this is a novel but based very closely on the life of his last days of life after he got out of attica. >> robin hood type guy. >> and handsome and charming and very well read and reporters loved him and so it has overtones of today, who is doing what to whom between banks and regular people. it's a really wonderful novel. and the other novel that i love and is, i think will be sort of a sleeper hit is a book about a very dysfunctional jewish family in the suburbs of chicago, old joke. there's a lot of recognizable people. >>. nonfiction you like "mortality." >> "mortality." it's about esophageal cancer. it's not a happy book but surprising undepressing book. and "500 days" is about the 500 days, year and a half after 9/11, 2001 and what went on in the cia and white house and in places in europe and the middle east. it re
to return to writing for young people. her harry potter series made her the world's most successful living author. she repeatedlied -- repeatedly said she would not write another book about the young wizard. >>> watch how this baby's mom getting him to calm down. >> look how cute he is. his mother, amy says this trick works every time. the video has over 400,000 views. he's screaming like mad. she puts down the phone and she plays the starbucks theme. >>> a million visitors coming to the bay area. when we'll have a perfect storm of big events drawing big crowds at san francisco. >>> an idaho fisherman discovered a human finger in the mouth of a fish. idaho police fingerprinted it. after running it through a database, they were able to locate the man who lost four of his fingers at that lake in a wake boarding accident. >> everyone asks me were you able to get the fingers back and put them back on. i'm like, no, they couldn't -- we couldn't find them. they are fish food. that's what i have told people. >> at first he said he didn't want the finger back but now he's talking to his doctor to
you recommend? >> i would say anything by bryan selznick, and also say the harry potter series is a an amazing opportunity to open up the imagine of children and adults. >> for me, the continuing point was a good one. a lot of black belt books i enjoy. i can't think of any authors. those are books i believe in going forward with industry. >> what books are you reading right now? >> i work at a library so i'm usually reading about three different books at a time. so right now i actually am reading the battle hymn of the tiger moms, which is very interesting, and i'm also reading a innocency drew book. >> i just got out oft a leadership class so i'm reading a book called changing leadership down. know the author yet. i just got the book. >> thanks a lot, guys. >> could i have your names and where you're from. >> i'm christine wiggins from alexandria, virginia. >> what books do you think shaped america? >> i think probably young adult books. i loved -- not the list but harry potter, and things i have -- student and fahrenheit 451, and to kill a mocking -- -- mockingbird. >> do yaw
.c., and thought he could just change it all like a harry potter wand moment or something like that then they lit me up like fire. he acknowledged that's a problem. a, he's never had to deal with so many filibusters in the history of the country and b, he was a little naive. they talked about foreign policy and what their taxes were goal going to look like. frankly i walked away from both of the interviews and knewing in new i knew before the interviews. >> i felt like i learned a couple of things from governor romney. kelly a kellyanne? >> i did. he was specific about his tax vision because he was asked specific questions. jimmy, love you pal but most people don't look at the respected tax policies of obama and romney and say blah, blah, blah. they say blah, blah, blah when he says change the tone in washington. he said two different things in the span of three days that univision he thinks the greatest, biggest disappoint, not biggest failure, the biggest disappointment is the lack of immigration policy. he goes to what he thinks is a different audience, and last night said he was unable to cha
that searching for the harry potter star will land you on a malicious site. other top cyberbait celebrities include jessica beal. >>> "gossip girl" star has tied the note with blake lively and also "how i met your mother" star married and have a 3-year-old daughter together. >>> the father/daughter wedding dance is a time-honored tradition and lowe is a and her dad got things started off interestingly enough but they weren't going to stop with a simple box step so they had to let loose and have fun. well, their dance spanned several decades mashing up disco and hip-hop. love their style. six minutes past the hour now. let's go over to al with the weather. >> dad's got it going on. >> and so does daughter, she's great. >> let's see what we've got as far as your weather forecast for today. we are looking at some monsoonal moisture down through the southwest with an upper level low. that's going to bring a lot of rain anywhere from 1 to 3 inches and maybe even up to 5 inches in some areas. we have flash flood watches out through the southwest, and then we have fire danger, fire weather warning
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